Access an easy-to-use, recommendation-driven online tool to help you create and manage your professional development plan.
Take a direct path to your future.
Where do you want your PharmD to take you? ADVANCE® helps you identify your professional goals and define how you will achieve them. Through a series of evaluations, you will develop a 1-year professional development plan that helps you meet school, employer, and intern licensure requirements, while simultaneously focusing on your interests and areas you would like to personally develop.
Differentiate yourself in the competitive pharmacy job market by demonstrating your commitment to continuous growth and learning. ADVANCE meets you where you are in your educational journey and intelligently suggests activities that optimize the time you spend on development. Activities may include co-curricular activities, CPE programs, books, videos, articles, community events, advocacy, or a variety of other actions that you can take to achieve your professional goals.
With an ADVANCE plan, you can find balance between your goals, your requirements, and your time investment. Plus, ADVANCE comes with access to APhA’s member-only resources and discounts on books, meetings, and other products!
ADVANCE Professional Development Planner
Evaluate your strengths, professional skills, interest areas, personal character attributes, and well-being.
Receive individualized recommendations of activities, including your school’s co-curricular requirements, that align with your professional goals and interests.
Create a plan and track your achievements to keep yourself moving purposefully in the direction of your goals.
Realize your full potential.
Created by the American Pharmacists Association, ADVANCE is a continuous professional development planner and workforce development tool. It utilizes self-evaluation to provide intelligent recommendations for activities that will move individuals toward their goals while also meeting their licensure, employer, and school requirements.